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fanjet

[fan-jet] /ˈfænˌdʒɛt/
noun
1.
Also called turbofan. a jet engine having a large impeller that takes in air, which is used partly for the combustion of fuel and partly as exhaust.
2.
an airplane having one or more such engines.
Also, fan jet.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, in earlier sense; fan1 + jet1
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fanjet

/ˈfænˌdʒɛt/
noun
1.
another name for turbofan (sense 1), turbofan (sense 2)
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